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How Silk is Made

Here’s a cool video on how silk is made. Check it out! And if you want to learn more, join our Natural History of Knitting Yarn Club. There are a few spots open. We’ll be talking about silk in our next package and more later in the year.  

Don’t be a Yarn Snob

Two things happened this weekend that made me think of this: On Facebook, Gaye Glasspie aka GGmadeit, has a weekly knitting Q&A and she asked who was going to Vogue Knitting Live. Well, I’m not, and it’s because I can’t afford to go to a knitting event unless I’m working the show. People often make assumptions […]

Two New Patterns and Kits!

I have two new patterns and kits! The patterns are on Ravelry and the kits are on Craftsy/Bluprint. Tununak Nachaq Cowl Knitting Kit Have you ever noticed that the lower the temperature falls, the higher our necklines become? That explains why oversized cowl necks are the ultimate accessory during the depths of winter! Tununak Nachaq […]

Parts Unknown Viking Cowl KAL

This Knit Along has concluded. Are you ready for a winter KAL? How it Works Sign up by downloading the Parts Unknown pattern PDF on Ravelry. Use coupon VIKING to get it for free. Follow along in my Ravelry group. If you didn’t pre-order a custom-dyed kit, you can use your own stash yarn or […]

No wool? No vikings.

Since we’ll be knitting my Parts Unknown cowl that Dom calls the “Viking Cowl” in January, you might enjoy reading up on vikings and wool ahead of time. To knit from stash, the pattern is free on Knitty but it’ll be really hard to match the color flow, plus the sale of this yarn helps Annie […]

November Mystery Cowl KAL

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been off my game since the 2016 election and I’m pretty tired of feeling this way. I’m getting ready to kick off my funk at the mid-terms and no matter what happens, I’m moving forward with my life and creative work in 2019 with renewed energy and determination. […]

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